After the partition of India, Pakistan took the time to stabilise and develop. As the country was new, the country faced many problems. The living conditions of Pakistan were not as good as compared to the other countries. They still had to develop and provide people with education and medical care. Poverty has been a major issue.
Pakistan has faced the lack of a stable representative government and remained under a non-democratic and military rule for a long time. This was a biggest problem in Pakistan at that time. Because there was not constitutional set up from 1947 to 1956 for a long time. And then when the constitution made there was no check and balance and the power was shifted to the central government. Therefore such political system, the center’s role became dominant over the affairs of the unit and the major of federalism were discouraged.
On November 13th, 1970, a devastating cyclone struck East Pakistan and killed 230,000 people (Saunders). Although thousands were killed, the central government did not pay much attention. A few weeks later, they decided to have the country’s first democratic election, not caring about how many people were mourning and rebuilding. Up until this election, East Pakistanis had not been represented in the government and their pleas could not be heard out. In 1955, East Pakistanis held 51 seats in the central government while West Pakistanis held 590 (“The Birth”).
When Kublai Khan ruled, he focused more on social and economic issues rather than military conquest. One commanded
Late 70’s have been the lowest point of relations, in 1979, student protestors attacked U.S. embassy and ruling general of Pakistan Zia-Ul-Haq did not attempt to do a rescue attempt rather decided to let the protest burn itself, two Americans died due to this attack on embassy by protestors. Pakistani’s and Americans have their own versions of history about important events in the Pak-U.S. relations, but the fact is that like America used Pakistan for its agenda, Pakistan also used America for its advantage. America’s power pillars like White House, State
Pakistan has been blessed with natural resources, key strategic position in the globe but it’s a tragedy that Pakistan has not been able to fully achieve its climax due to several reasons. During Ayub Khan's regime, it was predicted that Pakistan will be the Asian Tiger, constant political instability, weakening of the institutions, corruption, weak law and order, poor governance and extremism became a hurdle for Pakistan. After the resignation of Musharraf democratic process returned, it seems to be Pakistan is gradually moving right back onto its track. In 2013, this state saw for the first time the completion of a democratic government tenure and transfer of power to another democratic party peacefully. With the arrival of 2018, comes a
Indo-Pak Relations: Views of Pakistan’s Political and Religious Parties Length (4000-5000 words) Introduction: The timeline of the soured relationship between India and Pakistan starts from 1947 after the exodus of the British Empire from the subcontinent. The seeds of a soured relationship between two neighbouring countries were germinated from mutual distrust, disputes, wars, and uncertainty of intentions. The relationship between India and Pakistan faces periodic ups and downs over the decades, in which two countries fought three major wars while trying to settle down their territorial preferences. The protracted history of volatile, impulsive and unstable relationship has been apprehensive towards an enduring peace and sustainable
In August 1947 after nearly 300 years rule under British Empire, India and Pakistan finally got their independence. However, it came with a price with the partition of Hindu majority India and Muslim majority Pakistan being separated into two countries. Pakistan was formed into West Pakistan and East Pakistan. East Pakistan later becoming independent and known as Bangladesh. It is known as the biggest and greatest migration in the history of mankind.
The second reason is that when the general public gets tired of the ruling party and loses confidence on them, then the military coupe occurs. History of Military Coup in Pakistan The relation between the civil and military in Pakistan has been disturbing. Since the independence, in 68 years, the military has taken over the democratic government three times.